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DETROIT (AP) - A federal judge in Detroit has indefinitely stopped the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqis who fear physical harm if kicked out of the U.S. The injunction Monday by Judge Mark Goldsmith is his latest ruling in a lawsuit filed in June by the American Civil Liberties Union. It allows the Iraqis, many of whom are Christian, to stay in the U.S. while they try to persuade immigration courts to overturn the deportations based on perceived risks in their native country.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Representatives of several business groups say twin oil pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac are a safe and necessary means of providing energy for Michigan's economy. The groups defended Enbridge Inc.'s Line 5 in a conference call with reporters Monday ahead of public feedback sessions on a consultant's report that listed alternatives for dealing with the pipelines. The sessions are taking place Monday in Holt and Traverse City and Tuesday in St. Ignace.

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A judge has blocked a jail sentence while he reviews the case of a man who distributed pamphlets outside a Michigan courthouse and was convicted of jury tampering. Keith Wood was sentenced to eight weekends in jail last week in Mecosta County. But Wood's lawyer says another judge stopped the sentence while he pursues an appeal. Wood was arrested in 2015 for standing outside the courthouse in Big Rapids and telling prospective jurors to choose their conscience over the law.

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) - A suburban Detroit community has started a bike-sharing program to help residents and visitors get around town. Southfield says nearly two dozen bikes will be available for on-demand, local trips for riders 18 and older. Bike-share stations have been installed in seven locations and will have three to five bikes each.

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